Accreditation

Union College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the following levels: Undergraduate Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, Masters, and Education Specialist. Questions about the accreditation of Union College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on the SACSCOC’s website(www.sacscoc.org). All other inquiries should be made directly to Union College:  310 College Street, Barbourville, KY  40906 (606) 546-4151, www.unionky.edu. (Toll free line to Union College Admissions Office:  (800) 489-8646.)

Union College is accredited by the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board and approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church.

Union College is also accredited by the following:

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Union College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC  20001, (202) 887-6791.

Initial and advanced education licensure programs are accredited by the Division of Educator Preparation of the Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, 300 Sower Blvd., Frankfort, KY  40601, (502) 564-4606.

Initial and advanced education licensure programs are approved as pre-candidates for certification by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation, 1140 19th Street, Suite 400, Washington, DC  20036, (202) 223-0077.

Union College is authorized for operation as a postsecondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. To view a list of the Authorized Postsecondary Institutions, please visit the website of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.